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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

An App to Know about Medicines, an e-health store has launched a comprehensive generic drug search engine HealthKartPlus, which is a smartphone application that can be downloaded on Android and iPhone devices.

Samsung launches Galaxy S Duos in India for Rs 17,990

Korean mobile brand, Samsung has announced the launch of its Galaxy S Duos Android smartphone for the Indian market. The dual SIM smartphone is priced at Rs 17,990 and comes with a 1 GHz 

Sony's cheapest Android 4.0 phone now at Rs 9,499

Flipkart has opened pre-orders for Xperia Tipo which comes Android 4.0, 3.2 inch display, 3.2 megapixel camera and 800 MHz processor.

Motorola unveils Droid Razr HD, Droid Razr Maxx HD, Droid Razr M

Google Inc's Motorola Mobility unveiled three smartphones to help compete with bigger rivals Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co for the holiday shopping season. Verizon Wireless will sell all three devices - the Droid Razr HD, the Droid Razr Maxx HD and the Droid Razr M - the companies said yesterday.

Check if your Apple UDID is among the ones Leaked

You can now check if any of your Apple devices’ UDID is among the one million Apple device Unique Device Identifiers (UDIDs) that were dumped online recently. The Next Web has come up with a search tool that can help you find out if your device’s UDID is among the ones leaked.

Asus launches S Series Ultrabooks, and F Series Notebook in India

With 'high price' being a major hurdle for the acceptability of the ultrabooks in India, Asus has announced the launch of S Series ultrabooks, starting below Rs. 50,000. The Asus S Series ultrabooks are based on Intel's third generation Core i (Ivy Bridge) processors. Moreover, Asus has expanded its notebook offering in the country with launch of the F Series.

Asus S Series

Idea launches cloud-based 3G dongle at Rs. 1,799

Idea Cellular has launched a new 'cloud-based' 3G dongle in India. According to Idea's official statement, the new 3G dongle offers Internet access, storage up to 2GB on the cloud, and Cloud Messenger - a cloud-based messenger service allowing free and unlimited communication between cloud users.

Micromax X45 - Transparent Screen Phone

The new Micromax X45 is a stylish unique design mobile phone studded with a Swarovski Zirconia Crystal . It is targeted at the girls as it doubles up as a vanity mirror as well . Its unique design is in its transparent display screen.

Micromax X455 - 3.5-inch touchscreen Dual SIM Phone

The new Micromax X455 is a 3.5-inch touchscreen Dual SIM GSM mobile phone . It is an affordable price mobile and features basic camera with flash-light.

Nokia Lumia 820 - Windows Phone 8 Smartphone

The new Nokia Lumia 820 is an upcoming smartphone running the Windows Phone 8 OS . It sports a large 4.3-inch capacitive touchscreen and an 8MP camera at the back with LED flash . It is the first Windows Phone 8 smartphone from Nokia and is the successor of the Nokia’s first Windows flagship mobile , the Nokia Lumia 800 . It will be available in various vibrant colors of Red, Yellow , White , Grey , Black , Sky Blue , and Purple.

Nokia Lumia 920 - First Windows Phone 8 Smartphone from Nokia

The new Nokia Lumia 920 is the first Nokia Windows Phone 8 Smartphone . It is the second addition to the Nokia’s recently launched Pureview brand of phones after the popular 41MP camera phone , the Nokia 808 Pureview . So expect high quality picture taking camera in this smartphone along with the powerful performance processor and most importantly high capacity storage . It Nokia’s flagship Windows smartphone and sports a huge 4.5-inch PureMotion HD+multi-touch display.

Microsoft launches Windows Server 2012 Brings the Cloud Down to Earth

While it is in just a few more weeks that Windows 8 will hit store shelves, the Redmond Company has already released its enterprise solution to the market. Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows Server 2012, which it has dubbed as the cloud OS. Microsoft says that the new server OS maximizes the utility of cloud computing.

Micromax A87 - Superfone Ninja 4

Micromax has launched the new Micromax A87 Superfone Ninja 4 smartphone . It sports a large 4-inch multi-touch display and is loaded with the older version of Android OS (Gingerbread).

Sony unveils Windows 8-powered Vaio Duo 11 tablet, Tap 20 AIO

Sony has also joined the Windows 8 bandwagon as it introduces the Vaio Duo 11 tablet PC and Vaio Tap 20 portable touchscreen all-in-one.

Government Withdraws BAN on Sulk SMSes and MMSes

Government on Thursday lifted the ban on bulk SMSs and MMSs with immediate effect -- a day before the earlier stipulated deadline of August 31.

The telecom ministry had, on direction of home ministry, imposed the ban for 15 days on August 17. Later, the restriction was reviewed on August 24 when the telecom ministry increased the limit from five SMSes to 20 SMSes.

"After reviewing the matter again on Thursday, the ministry lifted the restriction allowing citizens to use text messages and MMSes without any limit of numbers with immediate effect," said a home ministry official.

As MPs cutting across party lines had pitched for a foolproof mechanism to check spread of rumours that led to exodus of people from the northeast in certain states, the government on August 17 had imposed the ban on bulk SMSs and MMSs for 15 days across the country.

IFA 2012: Sony announces Xperia T, V, J and the Xperia Tablet S

Sony has unveiled three smartphones in its Xperia range called the Xperia T, Xperia V and Xperia J at IFA Berlin 2012. It also introduced the much awaited Sony Xperia Tablet S.

Airtel Now Offers Unlimited On-net Calls in Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh

Airtel has come up with a new recharge voucher that will enable Airtel prepaid mobile customers to make unlimited Airtel to Airtel local mobile and landline calls in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

To avail this incredible offer, existing Airtel prepaid customers can recharge their mobile accounts with a voucher of Rs. 299 and make all local Airtel to Airtel calls absolutely free for a period of 30 days from the date of recharge.

Steve Jobs' Monument to come up in St. Petersburg

A monument of Apple founder Steve Jobs is to be established in Russian city of St. Petersburg. An exhibition of draft projects for a future monument to Apple founder Steve Jobs, who died last October, opened in St. Petersburg Monday, a spokeswoman for the project's organiser said.

Nokia Lumia 920 to feature wireless charging

The Windows Phone 8 army is coming. By the looks of it, it seems to be coming in quite a large number. At the start of the IFA 2012 event, Samsung took the wraps off the world’s first Windows Phone 8 handset dubbed the Samsung ATIV S. It appears the Finnish brand is preparing some handsets that feature capabilities that are surely going to stand out of the crowd. According to a recent report by The Verge, the upcoming flagship phone from Nokia, the Lumia 920, will have wireless charging, thus paving the way for future charging of handsets.

Karbonn Mobiles introduces Smart A18 Android phone for Rs.12,990

Karbonn Mobiles has announced its flagship mobile device – the Karbonn Smart A18 running Android 4.0 ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’. The Karbonn Smart A18 is all set to fulfill every technoratti’s dream of a fully-loaded and affordable smartphone. The smartphone is powered by a 1GHZ processor and is fuelled by a 1500 mAh battery. The Karbonn Smart A18 smartphone features a 4.3-inch display and sports a 5MP shooter.

Airtel Introduces ‘My Airtel’ Mobile App To Manage Various Services

Airtel has come up with first of its kind innovative mobile app named as ‘my airtel’ app for Airtel customers in India.

My airtel app will allow Airtel customers across various services (mobile, fixed line, dth etc) to check their outstanding bills, recharge their accounts, make payment, activate deactivate any service; raise requests-complaints, at just a click of a button across.

Further, using this, Airtel digital TV customers can also order movies and games, without any assistance from the customer care. Customers can download the application by simply logging into or visiting their device app store. Alternatively, they can also SMS ‘myairtel’ to 54321.

Probable 'Redesigned' iPhone 5 Headphones

Joining a rather lengthy list of iPhone 5 rumours is a video posted on Vietnamese site, of what it claims to be a pair of redesigned headphones for the iPhone 5. The video, a translation of which is available at MacRumours, talks about the redesigned pair of headphones as resembling a "horse's head" in appearance and ones with a "smaller profile" after they're worn. Among other things, the video reveals that the headphones have been manufactured at Phax Co factory in Vietnam.

Vodafone Blue -The Facebook Phone Now for Rs. 2100

Leading Mobile service provider, Vodafone India has reduced the price of its flagship Vodafone Blue – the Facebook phone from Rs. 3795 to Rs. 2100.

Vodafone Blue handset was launched in India on September 6th, 2011 for Rs. 4950 with bundled offer of Unlimited free access to Facebook for one year, later price were reduced to Rs. 3795 (without Facebook offer). The handset is developed in collaboration with Facebook and Alcatel that has the qualities of a smartphone and deep integration of social networking functions.

No Mobile Connection For More than 3 Months to Foreigners : Govt Of India

Concern for the security issues and check misuse of prepaid and postpaid SIM cards or mobile connections in country, Government of India’s Department of Telecom (DoT) has asked Telecom / Mobile Service Providers Not to provide any mobile connection/ SIM Cards for more than three months to any foreign tourist visiting India.

According to latest guidelines on “New prepaid and postpaid mobile connections”, which came into effect immediately DoT has told to all mobile service providers that the proof for issuance of a postpaid and prepaid mobile connection to any foreigner would be the passport having a valid visa and validity of mobile connection should not be beyond the visa period and also not exceeding 3 months at the time even if the validity of Visa is beyond 3 months.

The new guideline also classified that for ‘Address Proof’ of a foreigner, the address of the local reference which may also be that of the tour operator shall be taken and in case there is no local reference, the address of stay shall be taken.